Wed Nov. 18th

Must You LOVE Your Business?

In previous conversations, I may have left you with a misunderstanding.  Allow me to clear it up. If there is something that you just must do, then you do it.  However, it does not have to make money. It may be that your art or gift or skill can be delivered in such a way [...]

Tue Nov. 10th

The Law of Freedom

What appeals to me about running is that there is no good reason to do it.  I mean, jogging a few miles for fitness' sake...that makes sense.  But 26.2 miles through mountains, rocks, tree roots, mud and nasty weather?  There is absolutely no reason to do that.  Yet, I want to do it.  This is fun for [...]

Fri Nov. 6th

Should You Fire Yourself?

Oh, I loved the movie, The Intern.  Predictable, yes.  Still...funny and heartwarming.  Best of all, Anne Hathaway's character discovers... Wait!  I don't want to spoil it for you.  However, the story did inspire me to ask you this question: "Should you fire yourself?" In his iconic book, Good to Great, Jim Collins asserts that the [...]

Wed Oct. 28th

The Zen of Travel

I love to travel!  Here are my latest, greatest travel tips for making the journey joyful... Healthy food is available! Once upon a time, you were stuck with Auntie Anne's and cold pizza. No longer! There are health food stores and trendy restaurants.  There are green smoothies and hummus and fruit, real live fruit, for crying out [...]

Mon Oct. 19th

Are You Teachable?

As a business expert, I am expected to offer advice.  The danger is that I become so committed to what I know works that I am no longer teachable.  Attending seminars and webinars, listening to great speakers, is one of the habits I have developed that helps me stay teachable.   Teachable means willing [...]